Hértevin

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A language of Turkey

Population

1,000 (1999 H. Mutzafi).

Location

Originally Siirt Province. Most emigrated to the West.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Hértevin Proper (Arton), Jinet, Umraya. Considerable differences from other Northeastern Aramaic varieties, and not intelligible with any or most of them.

Language Use

Also use Northern Kurdish [kmr].

Writing
Syriac script.
Other Comments

Christian (Chaldean).